Meaning of ALKALINE in English


adj. of, relating to, or having the nature of an alkali; rich in alkali. alkaline earth 1 any of the bivalent group of metals, beryllium, magnesium, calcium, strontium, barium, and radium. 2 an oxide of the lime group. alkalinity n.

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